Volvo “Engine speed may not decrease” Recall – C30 S40 V50 C70 XC60 V70 XC70 S80

by: Alexandra M.

Volvo Recall Description: Engine speed may not decrease

Volvo models affected by this Recall: Volvo C30, S40, V50, C70, XC60, V70, XC70, S80

Recall chassis numbers (VIN) by Volvo Model: 000269 to 206299: 177491 to 509783; 180043 to 569282; 000399 to 111999; 010000 to 099398; 000850 to 107561; 000400 to 065987; 000212 to 036471

Build Date of Volvo cars Affected:

Recall total number of Volvo Cars: 20204

Recall defect descripton: The engine oil level may rise. This situation may lead to the engine speed being maintained or possibly increased after the throttle pedal is released. In an extreme situation the engine may continue to run after it has been switched off.

Volvo Recall action: Recall the affected vehicles and carry out a ECM software upgrade, adjust engine oil level and install a decal to confirm oil level to the consumer.

Volvo Recall launch date: 12/05/2010

Recall Reference: R/2010/051